From 2017, the New South Wales Bar Association will be giving out an annual Katrina Dawson Award. In honour of Katrina, the Award is intended to encourage women to start their practise as a barrister, and will be funded entirely by the NSW Bar. We are incredibly grateful for the Bar’s continued support, as well as their contribution to continuing Katrina’s legacy in this way. Apart from honouring Katrina, the Award is intended to encourage women to practise at the NSW Bar
Baringa Kukoyi, one of our KDF Aurora Education Foundation Fellowship recipients, has been accepted into all three universities that she applied to (Oxford, Cambridge and London Business School), to study her MBA. Congratulations Baringa! Baringa is in need of financial assistance to be able to study overseas, so please contact email@example.com if you are interested in helping her.
A very big thank you to Kathryn Selby AM, and the chamber orchestra of Selby & Friends for holding a fundraising event on 8th March 2017, to celebrate International Women’s Day and to support The Katrina Dawson Foundation. We are very grateful for their generosity.
We are delighted to introduce Renee Ng and Lucy Schroeder - recipients of The Katrina Dawson Foundation’s 2017 scholarships to The Women’s College within The University of Sydney. We caught up with all of our KDF scholars at a recent lunch to celebrate the launch of a book by Dame Quentin Bryce, founding member of The Katrina Dawson Foundation. Lucy Schroeder is an Aboriginal woman from the Darug people of the Sydney region. She was Academic Captain at her school in the Snowy